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    Found my first Native American grooved axe!!! Woooot!!

    Hit the newest of my fields, the one that produced the points from my last post. Nabbed a broken quartz point and an unknown material broken tipped blade. On my way out heading back to the car I saw just a small knob of reddish stone sticking out, I hooked it with my rake and pulled a bit and saw the groove! I lost it, happy dance, hootin and hollerin.... My first axe ever! It's about 6" long and 3.5 inches wide. Found in Southern NJ...

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    Mar 2009
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    That's a killer axe head! And one That's on my wish list. Congratulations!

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    Tennessee Digger

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    That is a GREAT find. I've never found one but always wanted to. Congrats. Tennessee digger

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    That's a sweet find! That's a deep groove, wonder how long it took to etch that groove in the rock?

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    Melissa

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    That is amazing!!!

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    man, that is sweet. congrats!

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    Dec 2007
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    Thx everyone for the kind words. I'm so stoked about it, I've shown everyone I've seen tonight lol. Now I can't wait to get back out there, been finding few points, lotta flakes, and today it was seeming like the field was drying up with finds. Good news is we have rain coming the next 2 days, so I'm in it to win it this week for sure!

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    I remember my first one. Unforgettable.

    I sat right down and let the antiquity sink in. It took a while.

    Great find!
    "A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything." — Friedrich Nietzsche

    "You ask where I live. I cannot tell you. I am a Voyageur, a Chicot, sir. I live everywhere. My grandfather was a voyageur; he died while on a voyage. My father was a voyageur; he died while on a voyage. I will also die while en route, and another Chicot will take my place. Such is our course of life."

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    Rob

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    Perfect axe head, awesome congrats.

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    Dec 2010
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    Great discovery !!!!




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    That's an awesome find, congrats! HH, Mike

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    Apr 2012
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    Nice axe head! We don't have too many of those here in the desert ... no wood to cut! :-)
    -- Ammo

    "A man who has lived in many places is not likely to be deceived by the local errors of his native village; the scholar has lived in many times and is therefore in some degree immune from the great cataract of nonsense that pours from the press and the microphone of his own age."

    ~ C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory

    “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
    Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”

    ~ T.S. Eliot, The Rock

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    Apr 2012
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    Now that's a nice axe!!
    Congrats!!

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    Anything worth doing is worth overdoing

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    VERY COOL! Congrats!!!
    "Its a lot better for em to ask ya how ya doin than whatcha doin" -Tom Dickey

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